KQEH (PBS) (KQED Plus)
adjust to -- i did not know who i was until i went and hurt elijah muhammad. "you are somebody." -- when i first heard him. if you keep letting people identify you who you are, you are always point to be a nobody. you have got to stand up. and whenever the man stands for, i stand for. i am a veteran. i am a veteran. i am entitled to veterans -- whatever veterans get. i am saying that hypothetically. but what really drove it home for me is i never understood how the immigrants that have come here to this country and after eight years become full citizens. i have been here, i am saying as a black man, ever since the country exists, almost, and i am still living under civil rights. every 10 years, i've got to get renewed. what is this? i have done everything right, trying to be an american. i am not excepting african- american. i am an american. that, too, works inside myself as being a positive person. i am as equal as anyone else who called themselves whatever. i do not know anything else about anything else, and i lived in africa for 15 years. i lived all in nigeria and gahna.
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